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22 October 2015

Dear God,

“That is all I do. Throw stones in the air, and if somebody yells I know the stone came down.” Merton

I don’t feel like praying today. 327 more words


What Was And What Is: An Ode To Lost Innocence

The purest of smiles

Revealing toothless spaces

The most adventuresome imagination

Settling in far off places

The prettiest of dresses

Twirling through the air

The most innocent of eyes… 141 more words


Read the original US court statement which names Prince Andrew in sex allegations

(warning – these statements are disturbing)

A judge in the US has ordered sex allegations against Prince Andrew be struck from the court records – not because they were found to be untrue but because they were deemed to be ‘unnecessary” to the case being tried. 68 more words

Open Government

Cameron interviewed by BBC presenter who was at his Xmas Party just 3 months ago

(not satire – it’s the UK today!)

Is it right that David Cameron was interviewed on Radio 4 today by a BBC presenter who is married to an old Etonian school friend of the Prime Minister’s, and is such a good friend of the PM she was a guest at Cameron’s Christmas party just 3 months ago? 37 more words

Open Government

Tories rush to hand over lucrative school to party donor before election

(not satire – it’s the Tories!)

(UPDATE: The Cameron government has decided today to hand the school over to one of his party donors:  399 more words


Cameron government refuses Howard League permission to visit private prisons

(not satire – it’s the UK today!)

Well, this is as shocking as it looks.

The Howard League for Penal Reform has famously been campaigning for the improvement of criminal justice policy in the UK for over 140 years. 183 more words